water and dust resistance, Samsung relies on durability

According to a Twitter member, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 will be much more durable than the average foldable smartphone. This would solve a problem that is sometimes prohibitive in the eyes of potential buyers: their solidity.

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The Twitter Member @chunvn8888 posted a more than concise message in which one can read: Z Fold/Flip 5 IP58 “. If what he says is true, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 will not only be “submersible beyond 1 m under the conditions specified by the manufacturer in duration and pressure” (the 8 in IP 58), but also ” protected against dust and other microscopic residues (the 5 in the protection index).

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Despite the stress exerted every day on the hinge of these devices, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 should therefore remain hermetically sealed, without water or dust being able to infiltrate the ugly crease that often appears on the screen of this type of device. This is a first for Samsung, because its current flagships only display an X8 protection index. In the certifications game, Samsung’s foldable smartphones are doing well against a competition whose products are less durable.

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 promise to be much more durable

The foldable phones of the competition, the Xiaomi Mi Fold or the Find N2 Flip from Oppo often have no certification or, at best, an IPX8. This does not mean, however, that the argument of sustainability will tip the scales in favor of the Korean at the time of choose a foldable smartphone. Indeed, for anyone looking for a device of this type, the offer is now plethoric.

At €1,899, Google’s Pixel Fold also belongs to the ultra premium category of mobile telephony. He could be joined by a clamshell little brother. Rumor has it that the Mountain View firm has a smartphone in clamshell mode in its drawers. ( This possible “Pixel Flip” would then be the direct competitor of the Galaxy Z Flip 5.

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